Matthew Thorne > 4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC) > London, England > Lawyer Profile

4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC)
4 Pump Court
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AN
England
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Position

Commercial – broad range of work; insurance – secondment at major international insurance company; construction – including adjudication and litigation; professional negligence – regularly acts on behalf of and against professionals of various disciplines.

Career

Qualified 2011, Inner Temple.

Languages

English, French.

Memberships

COMBAR; TECBAR; PNBA; IRLA; BILA; YIAG.

Education

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield, West Yorkshire; Cambridge University, Jesus College (2010 Law MA 1st); Université de Poitiers, France (2009 Diploma in Legal Studies 1st).

Leisure

Music, opera, tennis.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Matthew Thorne4 PUMP COURTA very impressive grasp of technically complex cases.

One of the go-to sets for construction matters‘, 4 PUMP COURT‘s barristers are involved in a number of PFI projects and instructed to advise public authorities, funders, and contractors. The ‘technically excellent‘ Sean Brannigan QC led Matthew Thorne in representing the successful contractor in both the High Court and Court of Appeal in Cyden Homes v North Midland Building, a case which highlighted a key issue relating to contracting parties’ ability to agree how extensions of time should be handled in periods of concurrent delay. The ‘swift and compelling Duncan McCall QC led James Bowling in Clancy Docwra v EON Energy Solutions, a large dispute arising from declarations regarding the responsibility for underground obstructions encountered during the installation of a district heat network in central London.

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 6

Matthew Thorne4 PUMP COURTHe is super bright and very user-friendly.